Friday, April 17, 2015

Bonjour Tristesse

I was out this week walking the streets. Beautiful spring days in NYC! But sometimes nothing helps:




Monday, April 13, 2015

Looking At YOU!

While updating my photo catalog with some new keywords, I came across a shot from this past winter:


Sunday, April 12, 2015

Beautiful Spring Weekend

It's been a long winter in NYC. Even Easter weekend was a bit brisk, but yesterday and today Spring sprang. The people were out in droves. Most of them were happy:



But some were not:



Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Spring in the Air

Even with the very brisk temps today in NYC, people on the streets could feel Spring in the air.



Sunday, April 5, 2015

Easter Parade Part 1

A beautiful day for the Easter promenade on Fifth Avenue in front of St. Patrick's Cathedral. Every exhibitionist in NYC was out strutting around, and just as many photographers there to feed their vanity. The costumes were colorful, but I wanted to get something beneath.







Friday, April 3, 2015

The First Beautiful Spring Day

What a pleasure it was to sit in the sun and take off my jacket! Hopefully Easter Sunday will be just as lovely. I need to practice with my two-camera rig in preparation for my visit to Jerusalem. The 16-55 f2.8 lens on my XT1 and the 14mm f2.8 lens on my XP1. And all those people strutting around in their Easter costumes on Fifth Avenue. It's like Halloween in April.

This is from yesterday:





Saturday, March 28, 2015

Looking at YOU Part 3

Surprising how we evolve and learn, no matter how old. I've spent years doing 'street' photography, candid photography, documentary photography, whatever ..... I've always tried to capture images of people reacting or responding to their environment and I've tried to stay inconspicuous/invisible. But so many times the shot I wanted was 'ruined' because the person looked up at the last second. This past week it happened several times, so I just decided to incorporate that 'looking up' into the substance of the image, then I went out looking for that. It's been a fun experience, and the response I've gotten has been encouraging.

So here's more of Looking at YOU: